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Frequently Asked Questions

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What qualifications do I need to take your massage courses?

Please see the description for the course or feel free to contact us to discuss further. The majority of our courses do not require any previous experience.

I have noticed that the size of your classes, are small. What is the max and min number of attendees on a course?

The classes are run on a min of 2 people and a max of 10.  Please note that if only one person has booked then unless the course has been booked one a one to one basis the class will sadly be cancelled and a date to rebook or full refund will be issued.

Do I need to bring a model with me on the day?

On the courses we work in pairs so there is no need to bring a model with you.  If you have any medical conditions which would mean you could not be worked on then please ensure you discuss this with London Learning Academy well in advance of the course date.

Where do we find the course dates and times?

Please send us an email to info@londonlearningacademy.comand we will happily send you over all the course dates, times and locations.

Do I need to bring anything with me on the day?

You do not need to bring anything with you on the day other than a smile. We will provide you with everything and after the course we shall support you in purchasing the supplies you need.

How do I pay the balance of my course?

Once you have booked you will receive an email from the course tutor with all the information you need.

Can I carry out my treatments after passing and charge for them?

Yes, absolutely. Once you pass and achieve your diploma you are certified and insurable. Please ask the tutor on the course for more information on insurance suggestions.

Can I get work with my diploma after I pass?

Yes our CPD courses are recognised qualifications and accredited with top bodies, you are able to get insurance and begin working with the general public and start charging.

What are CPD Points?

All our courses have been awarded CPD points (Continuing Professional Development). There are a certain amount of points required by the various bodies (IFPA, FHT etc) to ensure that members are up to date with various therapies.

Do the councils receive your qualifications so I can establishprofessionally?

All the courses that are accredited with The Guild as well as other bodies, the councils recogniseand they have them on their list of approved qualifications to accept.  Please note some councils have changed guidelines so you will need to contact the council direct before signing up for a course as they are all different, so it is best to check first.

What is the min age to attend a course?

Min ager is 16

I am pregnant can I attend one of your training courses?

UK law is very specific on maternity care: only midwives or doctors or those in training under supervision are legally permitted to take sole responsibility for a child-bearing women except in an emergency.  This legal situation means that any therapies used during pregnancy including massage must be complementary rather than alternative to normal maternity care. The FHT clearly state that before treating a pregnant client, therapists must obtain permission from the midwife and/or GP and not carry out treatment during the first trimester (12 weeks). We would suggest you seek the permission of your GP in writing first however if you prefer not to be worked on you will not require this but you can bring a model instead.

Will I get to practise on the course?

Yes on the course you will be paired up so you can both practise on one another.

What should I wear to the course?

Any clothing should be comfortable with short sleeves or sleeves that can be rolled up. Jewellery (except wedding rings) should be removed, so for safekeeping we recommend that you leave most jewellery at home.

I have a disability or English is not my first language can I come?

Yes please make sure you email us ahead of booking so that we can accommodate any special requirements.